Every student is a member of one of our four houses, all named after people with strong links to Nottingham: Potter, Torvill, Clough, Hawksley.

Potter Head of House: Molly Doran

7P Miss Higgins,

8P Mr Stewardson,

9P Mr Strachan,

10P Dr Marshall/Miss Dickson

11P Mrs Clarke/Miss Carter

Sister Mary Potter helped poor and sick people in Hyson Green and surrounding areas during the second half of the 19th century. She is buried in Nottingham Cathedral.

Torvill Head of House: Sophie Hayes

7T Mr Baines

8T Mr Mee

9T Mrs Barrett

10T Mr Philips/Mrs Douglas

11T Mr Hurst

Jane Torvill is one half of the highly successful ice dancers Torvill and Dean who won gold in the 1984 winter Olympics. Jane was born in Clifton and grew up in Nottingham.

Clough Head of House: Shannon Birkett

7C Ms Read

8C Mr Downer

9C Miss Wood

10C Mrs Wilken/Mrs Williams

11C Miss Harmer-Weston

Brian Clough was a very successful manager of Nottingham Forest, helping them to win both League and European cups as well as reaching the FA Cup final in 1991.

Hawksley Head of House: Haroon Malik

7H Mr Takpaul

8H Miss Furlong

9H Mr Sadler-Penn

10H Mr Landa

11H Mrs Machan

Thomas Hawksley was born in Arnold in 1807 and was a leading British water engineer of the nineteenth century. He was personally responsible for upwards of 150 water-supply schemes, in the British Isles and overseas.

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